Canadians should not parrot American lobby

I enjoy recreational gun use but reject NRA propaganda

Editor, The Times:

In response to the letter titled “Gun Amnesty Off Target” in the Oct. 6 issue by Mark Anderson, owner of Powder Keg Shooters Supply in Kamloops.

I get it Mr. Anderson; your business is selling and buying guns, the profits from this venture feeds your family.  As for your other contentions: “….gun amnesty is a gun grab and gun-scare tactic,” your concern for the safety of police officers, “….we don’t have a gun problem in Canada. We have a people problem….”, these points are simple propaganda utterances of the glorious gun lobby of the NRA (National Rifle Association) in the excited states of America.

I have no quarrel with you as a legitimate business owner but I do object to the parroting of a foreign country’s lobby. I would respectfully suggest that you separate yourself and your fine business from this self-serving foreign group, that is the American gun lobby.

As a legitimate and responsible gun owner like yourself, I enjoy recreational gun use but reject NRA propaganda.

Wes Morden

 

Blackpool, B.C.